" Sharp knife
" Large flat working surface such as an old work
bench or a sheet of plywood
" Non-iodized salt
This will not make the pelt soft like tanning, only preserve it in a pliable state.
Step 1: Go for the head
Step 2: Go for the tail
Step 3: Strech the hide
Step 4: Salt the hide to properly dry
Step 5: Cure the pelt
Step 6: Finish
That's it, a quick pelt cure. Ive never tried this on a deer but have a hide in the freezer that I plan to give a shot with. Will post results!